Beaverstock J V, Taylor P J, Smith R G, 1999, "The long arm of the law: London's law firms in a globalising world economy" Environment and Planning A 31(10) 1857 – 1876
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The long arm of the law: London's law firms in a globalising world economy
J V Beaverstock, P J Taylor, R G Smith
Received 29 April 1998; in revised form 1 December 1998
Abstract. The 'geography of law' is an emerging subdiscipline within human geography. However, the 'geography of law firms' and their functional capabilities remains strangely neglected in both producer-service and world-city literatures. In this paper we begin to address these gaps by investigating the importance of London in the globalisation of law and the uneven nature of that globalisation. We focus upon why, how, and where leading London law firms are developing world-city office networks.
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